Category Archives: News

Up-to-date news and info about the Chicago Blackhawks, including news from regarding player movement to/from the minors, the draft, and trades

AHL Realignment Approved

On Thursday morning, the AHL Board of Governors approved realignment for the 2013-14 season. The Rockford IceHogs will play in the Midwest Division of the Western Conference with the Chicago Wolves, Grand Rapids Griffins, Iowa Wild and Milwaukee Admirals. Tweet

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Blues Trade David Perron To Edmonton

On Wednesday afternoon, the St. Louis Blues traded forward David Perron to the Edmonton Oilers for forward Magnus Pääjärvi and a second round pick in the 2014 Draft. Perron, 25, had 10 goals and 15 assists in 48 games for the … Continue reading

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Rockford IceHogs Hire Mark Osiecki

On Tuesday, Andy Johnson of SBNation’s Bucky’s Fifth Quarter first reported that former Ohio State head coach Mark Osiecki will join the Rockford IceHogs as an assistant coach this season. The Blackhawks did not to renew the contracts of IceHogs … Continue reading

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NHL Free Agency: A Look Around The Blackhawks New Division

Here’s a breakdown of the player movement in the Blackhawks’ new division for the 2013-14 season so far in free agency: Staying In Out Michal Handzus Nikolai Khabibulin David Bolland Michal Rozsival Viktor Stalberg  Nick Leddy Michael Frolik Ray Emery … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Sign Nikolai Khabibulin

Late Friday evening, the Chicago Blackhawks agreed to a one-year deal with goaltender Nikolai Khabibulin. According to Khabibulin’s agent, Jay Grossman, the deal has a $2M cap hit. Tweet

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Senators Stunner: Ottawa Acquires Bobby Ryan From Anaheim

Hours after losing long-time captain Daniel Alfredsson to Detroit in free agency, the Ottawa Senators acquired forward Bobby Ryan from the Anaheim Ducks for forward Jakob Silfverberg, prospect Stefan Noesen and a first-round pick in 2014. Tweet

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Blockbuster Trade: Dallas, Boston Swap Stars

On Thursday, the Boston Bruins and Dallas Stars pulled off the first blockbuster trade of the summer in the NHL. Boston agreed to sent centers Tyler Seguin and Rich Peverley and defenesman Ryan Button to Dallas for forwards Loui Eriksson, Reilly Smith … Continue reading

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Blackhawks Lose Stéphane Waite To Montreal

On Thursday morning, the Montreal Canadiens named Stéphane Waite their new goaltending coach. Waite had spent the last 10 seasons with the Blackhawks organization, and Corey Crawford gave him a great deal of credit for his strong season. Tweet

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Blackhawks Re-Sign Defenseman Nick Leddy

On Wednesday afternoon, the agent for Blackhawks defenseman Nick Leddy tweeted that the organization would be making an announcement about his client’s future soon. Moments later, Josh Rimer tweeted that the Hawks had agreed to a two-year deal with the … Continue reading

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NHL Announces All-Star Teams

On Wednesday morning, the NHL announced the first and second team All-NHL selections as made by the Professional Hockey Writers Association. The lists were laughable, pathetic and sad, and the voting totals open the door for further debate for more … Continue reading

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